Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
% dead. ♪ >> ifill: and we close with a remembrance of jazz great dave brubeck who died today, one day shy of his 92nd birthday. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the nation's third- largest bank, citigroup, announced big job cuts as it continues to scale back in the wake of the financial crisis. the 11,000 employees to be laid off worldwide, make up about 4% of the company's workforce. more than 6,000 of those jobs are in consumer banking. the move comes less than two months since a shakeup at citi ousting former c.e.o., vikram pandit. he was succeeded by michael corbat. the bank nearly collapsed during the crisis and ultimately received bailouts totaling $45 billion, money that citi has since repaid. roben farzhad has long watched the changes at citi for bloomberg "businessweek"
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
, ambassador if you will who stretched the bound ris of jazz has died. dave brubeck would have turned 92 years old tomorrow. ♪ quartet released the classic "take five" back in 1959. that is not "take five." the album "time-out" was the first jazz album to explore that particular tempo in music. it is quite complex. brubeck became the first jazz musician to be featured on the cover of "time" magazine. that bothered him, though, because he figured that duke ellington should have been on that magazine cover. brubeck was also named a kennedy center honoree on his 89th birthday. >>> an iraqi veteran in maryland is going to have a brighter christmas, and get a sense of what it's like to be neighborly. jeff lopez, one of the last u.s. soldiers to return home from iraq, a crew began putting up holiday lights on every corner of his home today. a man in his community donated the decorations and the labor and sergeant lopez says it feels good. he feels appreciated. his wife says the lights will help make it a christmas to be remembered. >>> we matter on this sport scenes, don't we. >> you know, it's a